Michigan State Police http://wemu.org en Security To Increase At State Capitol http://wemu.org/post/security-increase-state-capitol <div>Policing will increase this spring at the Michigan Capitol, but officials say they have no plans to add metal detectors.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></div><p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> police will bring more personnel to the Capitol area and will enhance its technology as well.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; That includes making better use of video camera monitoring and introducing thermal imaging to spot intruders in parking lots and outside the Capitol after dark.</span></div><div> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:15:18 +0000 Associated Press 42926 at http://wemu.org Security To Increase At State Capitol Michigan Law Enforcement stepping up drunk driving patrols http://wemu.org/post/michigan-law-enforcement-stepping-drunk-driving-patrols <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Local, county and state law enforcement officials say they're stepping up patrols to catch drunken drivers during a period that includes St. Patrick's Day, the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments and spring break.</div><p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:18:59 +0000 Associated Press 42860 at http://wemu.org Michigan Law Enforcement stepping up drunk driving patrols Texting While Driving On the Rise In Michigan http://wemu.org/post/texting-while-driving-rise-michigan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A poll reports a doubling in the percentage of Michigan drivers who acknowledge they text or use email while behind the wheel since the previous survey two years earlier.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:39:54 +0000 Patrick Campion 42387 at http://wemu.org Texting While Driving On the Rise In Michigan Law Enforcement Seeks Public Help To Catch Home Invasion Suspect http://wemu.org/post/law-enforcement-seeks-public-help-catch-home-invasion-suspect <p>Law Enforcement in Washtenaw and three other counties are looking for a suspect in a rash of home invasions that target people attending funerals. Washtenaw is among four counties where homes of the recently deceased , or their family members, have been robbed. The others are Livingston, Monroe and Oakland counties.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:14:50 +0000 Laura Heffner 41803 at http://wemu.org Law Enforcement Seeks Public Help To Catch Home Invasion Suspect Michigan AMBER Alert System OK Despite Partial Government Shutdown http://wemu.org/post/michigan-amber-alert-system-ok-despite-partial-government-shutdown <p>Michigan&#39;s AMBER Alert system won&#39;t be affected by the partial federal government shutdown. WEMU&#39;s Bob Eccles has more.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 23:54:02 +0000 Bob Eccles 36127 at http://wemu.org Michigan AMBER Alert System OK Despite Partial Government Shutdown